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i thought it was over here... ♪ [car horn honks] our outback always gets us there... ... sometimes it just takes us a little longer to get back. ♪ a death row inmate set to die in nearly 48 hours is making yet another appeal tonight. this one to the nineth circuit court of appeals in san francisco. albert brown is scheduled to die one minute after midnight early wednesday morning. he was convicted of abducting, raping and killing susan jordan of riverside. now, more on what could be california's first execution in nearly five years. lilian? >> carolyn, we now know how the state plans to end brown's life. the convicted inmate had until noon today to make his choice. death row inmate albert brown was given the choice how he wanted to die. with a heavy dose or a 3-drug cocktail. >> i think a lawyer's worst nightmare is to talk to a client about how they should choose the way they want to die. >> she is head of the death penalty college at santa clara university. she says the three-drug cocktail is considered more risky because it involves a paralyzing agent. >> the paralytic raised
someplace where it's probably not so warm and i'm using that world mildly. 100 in fairfield, 102 antioch, 103 pleasanton, mid-90s in benicia, 97 in san jose. temperatures warmer than yesterday. in the coastline though in the same ballpark. 70s half moon bay, 90s kentfield, 98 santa rosa, 99 sonoma. so north and east bay location, that's where all the heat is going to be today. anne makovec is already there in walnut creek. it is not so hot right now, what is it like, anne. >> reporter: that's right, it is just below 60 degrees right now. it's especially pleasant to be the morning reporter because everybody working the later shift are going to be roasting. according to your forecast it will be 102 here in walnut creek today a difference of about 40 degrees from what it is right now. that heat wave will present two issues. it's a "spare the air." number 2, the possibility of power outages. so many people are running their air-conditioning, it can lead to system overload and that's what happened in castro valley this weekend. more than 30,000 pg&e cu
, but several neighbors told us his name was michael lee and he was in his 40s. >> i have a lot of concern. it's a very unsafe place. i don't like the place at all. i'm getting out of here as soon as i can. >> reporter: caught in between the two incidents, people attending church, many who left church to find their cars blocked in by crime scene tape. >> we're involved in our community and we try to do events at bodecker park and at the heart of the city and try to bring light with god. we understand and we're ready for things that are going to happen negatively here. >> reporter: police tell us that they have moved all of us back so that we're out of range of any possible gunfire. they also say that there is no relationship between the two events. they just happened to be close to each other. live in san francisco, priya david clemens, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> hot weather continues to bake the region and fire danger increases. ktvu's paul chambers is in oakland with a live report. paul. >> reporter: ken, i tell you what, this hot weather we're having is a scorcher and it has firefighters on
comment. >> even if they don't stop it the u.s. supreme court may intervene and say go forward. >> reporter: if all goes ahead this will be the state's first in nearly five years, a judge halted them after he said the procedures for preparing and administering the drugs were not clear, recordkeeping was bad and the death chamber was too dimly lit for staff to monitor their procedures. the judge said he is allowing it to proceed because a supreme court ruling upheld lethal injections in kentucky and because ohio and washington state also have had 1 drug lethal injections for a year with no reported problems. that even as he presides over a lawsuit challenging the very same procedures. brown had a choice by noon yesterday to choose either a one drug injection or a three drug cocktail. he did neither. coming up we are going to tell you how the prison officials here at san quintin right now appear to be the only ones that could stay the, excuse themselves in a manner of speaking. live at san quintin, kraig debro, ktvu channel 2 news. >> we will continue to follow this story through
to delay his execution. ktvu's kraig debro joins us with more on what this decision means with this case. >> reporter: good afternoon, tori. it was kind of confusing up in court. you had attorneys representing another death row inmate but they were also arguing on the behalf of brown. brown's attorneys are on the way to the state court of appeals to file another appeal. they already filed one appeal at the 9th court circuit of appeals. the attorneys are arguing for brown today. they are actually representing another death row inmate named sims. brown joined his argument after sims filed his. so over the weekend, albert brown was given a choice of what kind of execution he wanted. one with one drug or one with three drugs. >> mr. brown doesn't have to -- he could have the one-drug lethal -- [ inaudible ] >> there's no authority for them to do that. >> reporter: barring last- minute appeals, alfred brown is scheduled to be executed at 12:00 a.m. wednesday porning. he was sentenced to death back in 1982 for the rape and murder of a riverside girl. according to the district attorney, brown p
albert brown. his lawyers filed court papers sunday to the ninth u.s. circuit court of appeals, to block his execution. brown was convicted convicted of kidnapping and raping and killing a 15 year-old girl 30 years ago. he is scheduled to diets said quinn early wednesday morning. there's no word on house and the corps will release an opinion. the pill is the execution happens, it will be california's first in nearly five years, and domestic use would be lethal injection. brown was given a choice to choose either one drug or three drugs. he did not choose. so that means that three drug cocktail will be used the appeals court does not block the execution. aside from the appeals court, a brussels lawyer find asked superior court judge monday to block the execution as well, brown has also petitioned gov. schwarzenegger for clemency. in san francisco dahlin kron4 news. >> 43 year-old man was killed inside the san francisco residential hotel, prime for more kelly has the information. >> just after 11:00 a.m. san francisco policeman responded to agree not a hotel for because of a complete and m
with the 9th u.s. circuit court of appeals in san francisco but it appears only the prison can actually -- if the 9th circuit u.s. court doesn't grant -- [ inaudible ] >> reporter: -- only then. the condemned man is albert green woofed brown. he was sentenced to death in 1982 for the rape and murder of a 15-year-old riverside, california, girl. this morning attorneys speaking for brown will ask a marin superior court to stay the execution. they say changes to the lethal injection protocol are minor and that the judge that allowed it to go forward doesn't respond correctly or allow public commentment yesterday he missed a deadline to choose between a one drug execution and a three drug execution. >> the judge's ruling today really gives albert brown a hobson's choice, which is no choice at all. judge fogel is saying albert brown must either give up his rights under the federal constitution or his rights under state law. it is completely unfair. >> the 9th circuit court of appeal will look at several of the issues including the judge's ruling itself. the judge, who said there are several
unanswered questions. >> reporter: one of those questions surround the main drug used in executions. the state report it has 7.6 grams of sodium pental. some states require five grams for the injection and five additional grams in case something goes wrong. however the attorney general has indicated california can legally inject five grams with only an additional gram on hand, which it has. another question will there be enough drugs to move forward with future executions? brown's lawyers plan to go to marin county for the ask a judge to block the execution. reporting live in san quentin, maureen naylor, kutv channel 2 news. >> you will find continuing coverage of the pending execution of albert brown by going to our website, ktvu.com. >>> several hundred tea party supporters gathered in marin county to try energize their conservative grassroot effort and get out the vote in the upcoming election. the event was held at the mill valley community center. speakers including wart connelly, a leading opponent of affirmative action. organizers say they want people mobilized not just this
hear american soldiers accused of taking part in a death squad. could the u.s. army have prevented this civilian massacre? brian ross investigates. >>> fake arrest. you're watching a california cop handcuff a teenager in his living room. his parents watching and filming. the boy's crime? having sex with the officer's stepdaughter. was this an abuse of power? the boy's parents join us live exclusively. >>> panda-monium. it may be the toughest job in the world to get. why 62,000 people applied for a chance to spend time with these giant pandas. >>> from all over the world. 62 nourks ap 62,000 applicationo spend a month with these bears. >> do you blame them? >> they are cute. we hope you had a great weekend. a lot coming up. >>> including the leader of that megachurch vowing to fight sexual abuse charges leveled by four young men he had been working with. >>> take a look at this. cell phone video taken inside a plane. the landing gear failing to activate. passengers told -- you see, keep their heads down. sparks fly outside the window. somehow the pilot able to land safely. we're goi
on top of us bringing us the hottest day in this cycle, poor air quality that will linger a couple of days. i'll show you where. >> not a lot of overnight road work. the toll plaza showing no delays. >> and supporters of same sex marriage will launch political ads today to pressure candidates who support the prop 8 ban. >> 5:01 a.m.. thank you so much for joining us. it's going to be a scorcher. i'm eric thomas. >> i'm kristen sze. topping our news, in a few hours a hearing held in marin county to determine whether to halt california's first scheduled execution of a death row inmate in more than four years. terry mcsweeney is live in san quentin. terry, the prisoner's appeal centers around a lethal drug combo? >> they do. but if those arguments fail brown will be put to death in less than 48 hours from right now. the convicted killer and two-time rapist was asked to choose his means of death, a three-stage injection or one lethal injection. he failed to do that over the weekend. 8:30 this morning his attorneys will be in marin county superior court asking for a stay of execution fo
, the calendar says summer is over but mother nature seems to be ignoring it. our anne makovec joins us now from walnut creek to explain that pg&e is urging conservation this morning. good morning, anne. >> reporter: good morning. here in downtown walnut creek, it is hanging around the lower 60s. you can see from this live time and temperature behind me. it's going to get up to 102 here in walnut creek. that creates two issues. number one, it's a "spare the air" day and the possibility of power outages so many people are running their air- conditioning it could lead to overload. that's what happened in castro valley this weekend. more than 30,000 pg&e customers lost power for almost three hours on saturday night. pg&e says it was a heat-related equipment failure issue. the mere thought of not having ac can have us sweating. but this may make things easier on the power grid. shut your windows and keep blinds closed in the morning, right now, to keep cool air trapped in the home. try to remember to turn off lights and appliances either right now or before the sun comes up. do your best to use them
the next 48 hours. elizabeth? >> last-minute decisions. anne makovec, live for us in san rafael, thank you. >>> our other top story this afternoon, the weather. if you haven't noticed, it is hot out there. and tracy humphrey is in the weather center with a first look at our forecast. i think you said earlier, mother nature is a little confused, right? >> yes, i think there is a sense of humor. but for many of us who have been thinking what happened to summer, well, here it is. at least for a couple of days. this is what we're expecting today. plenty of sunshine along the coastline. and that is the place to be. and highs today along the coast, in the mid-70s. and let's talk about the records and we will be flirting with record high temperatures and san rafael's record at 98 degrees on today's date and 97 in san jose, and 92 in mountain view. and 92 in san francisco. and pretty close to san rafael, we're going to hit a 96. san jose, we're going to 97. so we could match that record. or beat it. and mountain view, we're forecasting about two degrees over. so it looks like some cities across th
. >> and this will still feel warm tonight, and let us speak of what is going on right now. 101 in santa rosa, like concord, fairfield, napa, and both are at 99. very warm and san francisco 88, 95 is a record- tie also, san jose is also very close mountain view at 92 is also a high for a record. the change in the last 24 hours is a lot warmer. and redwood city is up mountain view is 92--a high for a record hig tie satellite picte is showing us the fog that will reformulate at the immediate coastline. tonight/tomorrow morning very early. and will clear out fairly quickly and once we see that sunshine go down we will see that immediate cool down however, the market will still be very hot! and even more warm tomorrow. triple- digits. and the computer model does not show this warm, hot air moving until wednesday. we will take a look at all of that and neighborhood by neighborhood coming up in just a little bit. >> we have live pictures from southern california through the ventura county. 20 a. and growing. fortunately, because of the hot weather we are hearing that the wind is cooperating with the fire, so far
that would apply for the one set on wednesday. >> understate law the department of crepes said it would use a three-drug procedure in regulations they spent years creating. those regulations have force of law and so judge fogel is saying you can either have your rights unthe constitution protected and understate law protected but not both. it's completely unfair. >> reporter: the same judge, judge jeremy fogel, was the one who halted executions in california in 2006. it claimed procedures for the three drug cocktail aimed at killing the condemned was not clear, and the death chamber was too dimly lit to monitor the procedure. but the judge is now allowing the executions to proceed because of a supreme court ruling in 2008 which upheld lethal injections in the state of kentucky and because ohio and washington state have been using 1-drug executions for the past year with no reported problems. that even as fogel presides over a lawsuit challenging the same procedure. brown has filed an appeal with the ninth circuit court. what they plan to do if all stays of execution fail. craig devro, san q
in thattdirection, could bring us as much as 2.5 inches of rain. temperatures start off in the upper 60s to low 70s. pretty mild start actually but rain today and tomorrow. ssme thunder, temperrtures in thh 70s all the way hrough friday. we cool down and dry out with %lenty of sunshine forrthis we will be in the 60s for highs then. let's see what is happening on the roadways now with laurenn3 cooke. >> reporter:: w are ealing wih heavy raii and that eads to slick roads across the renalio. w-- region aad we have several accidents at rice tear!! reisted and one on the inner loop and another on the outer loop at 833 as we take a look at the west side of the 83 at liberty road, this is oing to be old court road where ou an see nn delays in the area. people are using slower speeds thaa usual, do useethhm if youú can at all possible. no delays from 795 to 95. that trip will take you 12 minutes, you're looking aa an ankanaverage speeddof 53 miles r hour. all is clear on the northeaat corridor of 99 from whitemarsh boulevard to the beltway, you're looking the a 4-minute trrp with an average speed o
is a good one. they have been talking about fog this morning on the stand. that is a relief for those of us live in the city. 101 looks great. no problems and for marin county. on a show you the short freeway. interstate 80 from albany its eastbound ashby avenue that lanes were blocked where high- speed pursuit had terminated. they have cleared the lanes and there is no impact on the west bound to be side so that is good news. there's nothing to contend with from the upper to lower the short freeway. >> the extreme heat not just an uncomfortable but high fire danger. will tran and the santa cruz mountains with more. >> this sign is an empty front of the fire station. it reads fire danger high today. it is very dry around here in the community level is low. curvet combination to give firefighters all kinds of trouble should there be a fire. reporting from santa cruz mountains will tran kron 4 news. >> ascus a career rate superior court judge to block his execution scheduled for wednesday. the judge is considering challenging on lethal injection. oliver brown is sentenced to die for raping an
and communities. yes on prop 24. it's time to give us a break... not the big corporations. >> good morning. you're looking live at the bay bridge. this afternoon, hottest day in the forecast and widespread poor air is possible. i'll show you where. >> i'm terry mcsweeney live at san quentin prison where in less than 48 hours california may have its first execution in four years but maybe not. appealing to the state and federal level, what attorneys are saying in a live report. >> and i'm jenelle wang live in san bruno. pressure on pg&e to install automatic shutoff valves to many of their gas transmission lines. find out what else it needs to do as new legislation passes. i'll have a live report. >> and a new injury accident is reported in the south bay. northbound 87 chp is on the way. live shot though interstate 80 in berkeley shows everything back to normal. that earlier police chase that high-speed police chase all gone from the lanes. >> it is 6:01 on this monday morning. back to work monday and it's going to be a hot one. thanks for joining us
the california's first execution in five years, the drug cocktail will be used. brown was convicted of raping and murdering a girl 30 years ago. >>> the highway patrol expects to be directing traffic near bodega bay. a wildfire is almost contained. a volunteer firefighter was in critical but stable condition at a burn center in san francisco after being injured battling the fire. he came into contact with a power line, it's believed. >> the pastor of a mega church in georgia will fight allegations he used church funds to seduce young man. he spoke publicly about the sex scandal for the first time today. we have this report on a sermon nobody expected a few days ago. >> an antigay past you in one of the largest churches in the world faced his 25,000 member congregation over accusations he used church funds to seduce young men. >> i have never in my life portrayed myself as a perfect man. but i am not the man that's being portrayed on the television. [applause] >> that's not me. that is not me. >> reporter: in a fourth lawsuit filed on friday, a 22-year-old man says he was 17 when the preacher
. those who stayed behind were trapped when local highways were shut down. >> they told us we have -- that we had 10 minutes to get out of there because they are blocking off all of the roads back there. >> reporter: all of this flooding was the result of extraordinarily heavy rains that fell across the upper midwest last week, as much as 10 to 12 inches in some areas. in the western wisconsin town of arcadia, some folks were allowed to return to homes only to find their belongings waterlogged. >> phone calls from friends letting me know that flooding was occurring so i got up and my house was already full. >> reporter: water and mud wiped out everything in troy's basement and garage, even his new car. flood insurance will cover the damage but money isn't always enough. this was his grandparents' pool table. >> sentimental, you can't replace that. >> reporter: south dakota saw its worst flooding in 20 years. sunday the big sioux river was above flood stage. >> boy, you better get my stuff. >> reporter: 60 homes and 20 businesses were lost in zumbro falls. sweeping more than 12 feet
&e recommends shutting off lights and other appliances when not being used. resetting air-conditioner to 85 degrees when you're away from home and 75 when your home. cal fire is battling wildfires along the mexican border. it started on the machens mexican side of the border. cal fire has spent san when hundred fire fighters to fight that fire that straddles the border. two firefighters have been injured and a mexican fire truck has been damaged. the day go wildfire has been contained it broke a saturday burned 89 a. one firefighter is in critical but stable condition this morning. it briefly threatened homes yesterday and the town of the data. one out building and two cars were destroyed. a developing story the latest in san bruno gas line explosion new legislation aimed at improving natural gas pipes will be introduced today. they will be announcing legislation about 10:00 a.m. this of course as cleanup efforts continued. you can see how much they have to clean up. crews are removing debris and soils. they're trying to get clearance to rebuild. new for you this morning a judge could rule
a guardrail sliced right through his suv. he survived, and he'll be talking to us about that coming up this morning. now, matt, back to you at the white house. >> thanks very much. we've got a lot to get to. first, let's go back inside studio 1a. tamron hall has all the headlines. >>> we began with more flooding in parts of the midwest. a levee is leaking in portage, wisconsin. some people have been evacuated. officials say if more evacuations are needed residents will have to get out by boat. people in minnesota are also dealing with major flood damage. >>> today a panel appointed by president obama starts its investigation into the bp oil spill in the gulf of mexico and the administration's response to it. >>> hyundai is recalling more than 139,000 sonata sedans sold in the u.s. because of potential steering wheel problems. the recall involves 2011 sonatas built before september 10th. >>> with the summer driving season now over, gas prices are holding steady, according to the lundberg survey. the average price for regular, now $2.69 a gallon. >>> comcast chief operating officer, stev
that will be hot for the next couple of days and it will take us to about the end of the workweek to start going down as we head towards the weekend. the time right now seven 02 a.m. let us get a checkup the commute. >> the right at interstate 580 is slow. it is in the west bound commuter direction and starting off in the altamont pass, but traffic is not at its worst year, the 2 05 interchange is not five but it is the western portion of the drive out between livermore and double in the you will find this list traffic for west bound fide, there was a minor accident and it was in the center divider, it has been cleared up but it helped to slow things down because it created a visual hazard. there right on 680 set on which the been tracking since they started construction for and then opened the new express land it ran from highway 82 highway 234 and the traffic has been fine with an express lane. the problem is north of there where the traffic tries to merge into the lane and agree to back up here and it has reached all the way into the dublin interchange for the first week of its opening and we
. thanks for joining us. i'm kristen sze. >> i'm eric thomas. another warm day across the bay area. with the high temperatures, pg&e is asking all bay area customers to conceive electricity after an equipment problem knocked out power saturday evening. they ask you to close windows and blinds before it gets very hot. you're being asked to turn off any unused lights and appliances and set your thermostat at 75 degrees or higher if you don't plan to be at home. >> all good ideas. mike joins us with more with expected heat and spare the air. >> the poor air quality continues to build along with the heat. good morning to you on this monday. we can't escape it in the east bay valleys and in the santa clara valley. that's where we'll find the poorest air quality. everybody else should be moderate and below the threshold of unhealthy levels. you can see the 1 hundreds fairfield concord livermore, 95 san jose, 89 oakland 87 san francisco today. monterey at 79 but 89 santa cruz and 100 degree temperatures morgan hill and gilroy. we'll talk about a sli
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